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Hibernian Bar

1 Ormonde Street | Kilkenny Hibernian Hotel, Kilkenny, Ireland
+353 56 777 1888
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Overview
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good35%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“chowder” (12 reviews)
“fish and chips” (13 reviews)
“potatoes” (5 reviews)
Open Now
9:00 am - 11:30 pm Hours
CUISINES
Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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Food
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LOCATION
1 Ormonde Street | Kilkenny Hibernian Hotel, Kilkenny, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 284 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went for dinner, stayed for drinks and some traditional Irish music. The staff was incredibly friendly and our meals were delicious. We weren’t aware they’d have music and were pleasantly surprised when a father/son duo arrived and started playing traditional Irish tunes. What was...More

Thank Dianne M
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

Decided to try the Bar based on Tripadvisor reviews. Lovely space with comfortable chairs. Staff was pleasant and quick. We 3 adults shared the fish and chips and a chicken curry and it was the perfect amount for lunch. The fish was delicious, fresh tasting...More

Thank Marli F
James G, General Manager at Hibernian Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting Hibernian bar hopefully we get the opportunity to welcome you back soon. Kind regards James Gleeson

Reviewed 13 July 2018

Recent visit, ordered a smoked chicken Waldorf salad for lunch. Said salad arrived with little of the indicated ingredients including walnuts, apples and grapes. Service excellent and attentive.

Thank DanIelDMan
James G, General Manager at Hibernian Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting Hibernian bar hopefully we get the opportunity to welcome you back soon. Kind regards James Gleeson

Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

Had the pleasure of a business meal in the Hibernian Hotel restaurant last week. Another colleague booked it and had raves about it. I have to say I was so pleasantly surprised. Cracking meal. Found staff under a little pressure and could be a little...More

Thank Dermot C
James G, General Manager at Hibernian Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting Hibernian bar hopefully we get the opportunity to welcome you back soon. Kind regards James Gleeson

Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

Fantastic staff morning was a problem and the rooms are beautiful really enjoyed our stay here highly recommend so central also

Thank franlupton3
James G, General Manager at Hibernian Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting Hibernian hotel hopefully we get the opportunity to welcome you back soon. Kind regards James Gleeson

Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

Nice Smithwick on tap to start. Daughter had the burger and liked it. I started with seafood chowder and then fish and chips. All the seafood was very fresh but both dishes lacked much flavor. Throw in a little “Bam!” Fellas. Service was top notch....More

Thank Daveh-indy
James G, General Manager at Hibernian Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting Hibernian bar hopefully we get the opportunity to welcome you back soon. Kind regards James Gleeson

Reviewed 9 June 2018

Lovely older room and bar services. I understand that it was a bank at one time. Professional and polite staff providing nice beverages. Whisky flights at affordable prices

Thank Patrick M
James G, General Manager at Hibernian Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting Hibernian bar hopefully we get the opportunity to welcome you back soon. Kind regards James Gleeson

Reviewed 8 June 2018

A perfect central place to meet pre show with good Guiness, pleasant staff and a separate covered smoking area

Thank mazurs590
James G, General Manager at Hibernian Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting Hibernian bar hopefully we get the opportunity to welcome you back soon. Kind regards James Gleeson

Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

Best bar food I have ever had- fact Yes it is more expensive than normal pub grub- but this food is not normal!! Had the goats cheese mouse for starter- Never tasted anything like it I had the stew for mains- again unbelievable Baked Alaska...More

Thank markyspark1
James G, General Manager at Hibernian Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting Hibernian bar hopefully we get the opportunity to welcome you back soon. Kind regards James Gleeson

Reviewed 26 May 2018

Two of us went for dinner for a personal celebration. The tables were fairly full and we were guided to a pair of tables, which had to be pushed next to each other, for us to sit next to rather than across from each other,...More

3  Thank MRua6
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 11:30 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 11:30 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 11:30 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 11:45 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Ormonde Street | Kilkenny Hibernian Hotel, Kilkenny, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Kilkenny  >  Kilkenny
  • Phone Number: +353 56 777 1888
  • E-mail
  • This restaurant is at Kilkenny Hibernian Hotel
Description
A popular choice among locals, the constantly bustling Hibernian Bar is testament to the exceptional food & service that guests receive. A wonderful relaxed atmosphere and a diverse & extensive menu make this the ideal choice for a working lunch with colleagues or a pleasant meal with friends. Menu choices vary from light snack options such as soup or sandwiches, to more substantial alternatives such as salads and meat & seafood specialities. The changing daily specials expand the choices on offer. Hibernian Bar is a casual dining alternative to Harpers and is open for morning coffee & scones, lunch, afternoon tea & cakes, an evening meal or simply a drink in the evenings. The bar is located to the front of this historic building; the unique atmosphere of this award-winning bar offers both locals and guests an experience not to be forgotten. The bar is decorated to the highest standards in traditional style with comfort and relaxation foremost in mind. Sit back and relax near the open fire, enjoy the soft background music as the service comes to you
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